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Levy, Janey

Summary: Mount Vernon, George Washingtons residence, holds a special place in US history and in the hearts of many Americans. But its history of slavery has remained largely hidden until recently. Thats because its difficult to accept the contradiction of a Founding Father who fought for liberty, but engaged in the practice of slavery. This thought-provoking volume uses the discoveries of archaeologists...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.4 LEV

Levy, Janey

Summary: "It's something many Americans are certain is a solid fact: Columbus discovered America. But it's not true. First, Columbus never landed on the North American mainland. And second, how can someone "discover" a place that's already home to millions of people? In this lively and engaging book, readers will uncover the truth behind many myths about explorers in the Americas. Accessible text...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.01 LEV

Levy, Janey

Summary: In this dynamic volume on a perpetually popular subject, budding paleontologists learn about a birdlike dinosaur in China, a fossilized dinosaur brain in England, and dinosaur feathers trapped in amber in Myanmar. They'll also come face-to-face with the largest dinosaur ever found, a reptile heavier than a Boeing 737, in Argentina. All of these amazing things have been discovered in just the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 560.2 LEV

Levy, Janey

Contents: Death-dealing diseases -- Evil ebola -- Dangerous dengue -- Killer cholera -- Menacing malaria -- Nasty necrotizing fasciitis -- Murderous meningitis -- Monstrous MERS -- Fighting back.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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Levy, Janey

Summary: "There are stories of meat-eating plants, but are they really true? Yes! Plants are just as freaky as animals in many ways. This book dives into jungles, forests, and fields all over the world that contain some of the wildest plants on the planet. From Venus flytraps and pitcher plants to a plant that smells like a rotting corpse, these organisms are as diverse as they are weird. Toxic mosses...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 580.2 LEV

Levy, Janey.

Summary: Who were the earliest Americans? When, how, and from where did they enter and spread across the continent? And what is their relationship to modern Native Americans? Anthropologists develop theories to answer these questions based on the evidence they discover. Their theoriesand the discoveries that prove and disprove themare highlighted in this fascinating volume, full of awe-inspiring facts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970 LEV

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